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This audio cable/adapter connects soundcard audio ports (line-out & microphone) to the female header of front panel audio cables.

Kindly make sure that your PC case's front headphone interface supports speakers cut-off function.

The cables exit through the PCI opening and plugged into the line-out and microphone ports on your soundcard, located at the back the PC.

You can use our CPX073 Metal Plate to hold the speaker socket. Your speakers are plugged into this socket.

When headphone is plugged on the front panel, your speakers are automatically cut-off.

HEADPHONE & MIC 1' - 1/8" TO 2X5 M

front panel audio cable adapter


Headphone & Mic 1' - 1/8" to 2x5 M


1/8" jack / socket
2x5 header connector male

Stereo audio cable (UL 2835)
Length - 1 foot (305 mm)


cable color code

Red: Front Line-Out Left / L-Out L
Orange: Front Line-Out Right / L-Out R

Brown: Back Line-Out Left / BL-Out L
Black: Back Line-Out Right / BL-Out R

Red (with tube marking): Microphone Power / MICPWR / MICP / Bias / REF
Black (with tube marking): Microphone / MIC

Black: Ground / AU GND / GND

The ground wire is fatter and can be easily recognized. The microphone wires (red & black) are marked with black shrinking tubes.

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CPX517: Headphone & Microphone cable/adapter - male jack and female socket to male header connector (pin-out). Recommended use for connecting the audio ports on soundcard to the female header of front panel audio cables.